Press Releases: 2017

  • 11/20/17 9:11 am EST
    The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the Endocrine Society have teamed up to address the high cost of insulin and the associated burdens placed on the millions of Americans who rely on daily insulin injections.AACE and the Endocrine Society introduced a resolution this week at the 2017 Interim Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates that called on the AMA to pursue several initiatives aimed at improving insulin affordability for patients with diabetes.  Themore...
  • 10/12/17 7:54 am EDT
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – (October 11, 2017) – The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is pleased to announce final passage of the National Clinical Care Commission Act (S.920) today by the U.S. House of Representatives.  The House previously passed its version of the bill (H.R. 309) earlier this year.The legislation, championed by AACE with the support of the entire diabetes community, establishes a public/private commission of expert researchers, clinicalmore...
  • 8/10/17 1:50 pm EDT
    With obesity in the U.S. now a public health crisis affecting almost 40 percent of adult Americans over the age of 20, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists has responded with the creation of an in-depth online resource center for medical professionals involved in the care of patients with obesity.Crafted by AACE member physicians with special expertise in treating patients with obesity, the Obesity Resource Center website (http://obesity.aace.com/) addresses the rapidlymore...
  • 8/2/17 7:39 am EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – (August 2, 2017) – With the rising cost of prescription drugs a growing concern among patients and healthcare professionals alike, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) today announced the launch of a patient web portal for those in need of assistance with out-of-pocket costs for common endocrine-related prescription medications.The portal, prescriptionhelp.aace.com, contains a comprehensive listing ofmore...
  • 5/19/17 11:49 am EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis - 2016 Update and Algorithm were published in September 2016 (https://www.aace.com/files/postmenopausal-guidelines.pdf). Most recently, the American College of Physicians (ACP) published new osteoporosis guidelines (http://annals.org/aim/article/more...
  • 5/6/17 2:00 pm EDT
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Daniel L. Hurley, MD, FACE, was installed today as President-Elect of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 26th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Austin, Texas. “I am honored to serve as President Elect of AACE,” said Dr. Hurley. “This is a pivotal time in health care, and I’m looking forward to helping further advance AACE’s mission and goals in the future.” Dr. Hurley joinedmore...
  • 5/6/17 2:00 pm EDT
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--R. Mack Harrell, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU, has been elected as President of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE). “I’m honored to be elected by my peers to lead an organization dedicated to excellence in endocrine teaching for practicing endocrinologists and patients,” said Dr. Harrell. Dr. Harrell attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as an undergraduate and was awarded a Morehead Fellowship in Medicinemore...
  • 5/6/17 2:00 pm EDT
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Howard M. Lando, MD, FACP, FACE was elected Treasurer today of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 26th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Austin, Texas. “AACE is a dynamic organization with far-reaching activities, and I am honored to serve with my fellow officers to contribute to the financial well-being of AACE,” said Dr. Lando. As Treasurer, he will serve on the Association’smore...
  • 5/6/17 2:00 pm EDT
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Felice A. Caldarella, MD, FACP, CDE, FACE, was elected secretary of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 26th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Austin, Texas today. “For me, the most important mission for AACE is to act as the Voice of Clinical Endocrinology®,” said Dr. Caldarella. “With this as the mission of AACE, the tough decisions faced as an association leader become easier. AACE mustmore...
  • 5/6/17 2:00 pm EDT
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sandra L. Weber, MD, FACP, FACE was elected Vice President today of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 26th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Austin, Texas. “I am honored to serve as Vice President of such a dynamic organization and I am ready to help expand upon the many opportunities that we will be involved in next year,” said Dr. Weber. Dr. Weber earned her medical degreemore...